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Assistant Professor of Cell and Molecular Biology
University of Arkansas - Fayetteville

Date Posted Nov. 27, 2023
Title Assistant Professor of Cell and Molecular Biology
University University of Arkansas - Fayetteville
Fayetteville, AR, United States
Department Department of Biological Sciences
Application Deadline Dec. 15 for full consideration
Position Start Date August 2024
  • Assistant Professor
  • Biology - Molecular
    Biology - Cell Biology
    Biology - General
    Sciences - General

The Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Arkansas invites applications for a 9-month tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level to start in August 2024.

We are seeking candidates with research programs related to metabolism, broadly defined, at any level ranging from the cellular, tissue, or organismal. All model and non-traditional systems are welcome, including cell culture, vertebrate and invertebrate animals, single-celled organisms, and in vitro systems. Successful applicants will also become part of the Arkansas Integrative Metabolic Research Center at the University of Arkansas, which offers unique opportunities for NIH funding, mentorship, and grant writing support. Ph.D. and postdoctoral experience in cell and molecular biology (or related fields) and demonstrated research accomplishments are required. Successful candidates are expected to establish an extramurally funded research program, teach an undergraduate Cell Biology course, develop a graduate-level course within their area of expertise, contribute to the training of undergraduate and graduate students, and participate in professional service.

All applicants must submit 1) a cover letter, 2) a curriculum vitae, 3) a detailed research statement describing past accomplishments and plans for a future research program, 4) a teaching/mentoring statement describing your teaching philosophy and interests, and 5) three email contacts for professional reference letters. Applications received by December 15, 2023, will be assured full consideration. Late applications will be reviewed as necessary to fill the position. Inquiries should be addressed to the committee chair Dr. Adam Paré ( For a complete position announcement and information regarding how to apply, visit:

The Department of Biological Sciences is committed to exceptional scholarship and education in the areas of cell biology, genomics, genetics, microbiology, ecology, and evolution. More information about the department can be found at: The University of Arkansas is a land grant institution, classified by the Carnegie Foundation among the nation’s top 2 percent of universities with the highest level of research activity. The Arkansas Integrative Metabolic Research Center (AIMRC), funded by the National Institutes of Health, is focused on understanding the role of cell and tissue metabolism in disease and health through research involving advanced imaging, bioenergetics, and data science.  For more information on the AIMRC, please see:

  • The University of Arkansas is an Affirmative Action/EOE institution committed to achieving diversity in its faculty and staff. We encourage applications from all qualified candidates, especially individuals who contribute to the diversity of our campus community. The university welcomes applications without regard to race/color, sex, gender, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran or military status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal or state law. Persons must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment. All applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.

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Contact Information

  • Adam Pare
    Department of Biological Sciences
    University of Arkansas - Fayetteville
    Scen 601
    850 W Dickson St
    Fayetteville, AR 72701
  • 4795755431


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